In his first three weeks as Secretary of State, General George Marshall had worked like a top kick, sprucing up his new outfit. By last week he had some results to announce.

Some time next month most of State's personnel will move out of its present fusty Victorian monstrosity on Pennsylvania Avenue to the gleaming new War Department Building, which is as elegantly modern as a Radio City men's room. The Army personnel now there would be absorbed into the fastnesses of the Pentagon.* This week a new administrative secretariat will go into action, to streamline departmental business and keep...

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